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Scotland and global sustainable development: time to chart a new path?

Recommendations for policymakers

This paper makes the case for a new Scottish Government (SG) ‘Global Solidarity Strategy’ that would replace the 2016 International Development Strategy. A new strategy of this kind would sit alongside the new Global Affairs Framework and would set out clearly what it seeks to achieve, why, and how.

It would also attempt to coordinate and align all external affairs, international climate justice, humanitarian action and global sustainable development programming, while setting out how it aims to enhance policy coherence with domestic policy through leadership at the highest level, including its commitment to implementing the SDGs in Scotland through the National Outcomes.

Read the full report and summary briefing below.

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